Master of Arts in Theological Studies
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Program Details

If you are seeking ministry skills, but not necessarily seeking a professional ministry position, the online MA in Theological Studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary may be an ideal graduate degree for you to pursue.  You will learn how to frame historical theology into a larger window using the Bible as a reference, alongside scriptural interpretation and application in today’s world.  With this online MA, you will be well-equipped to serve the church holding the vision to fulfill the Great Commission.  Coursework is likely to include:

  • Southern Baptist heritage and mission
  • Personal evangelism
  • Systematic theology
  • Biblical hermeneutics


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Recommendation(s)
  • Spiritual Autobiography
  • TOEFL tests for international students

School Accreditation Statement

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges